Signed, lower right, in black opaque watercolor: Tonita Pena. / Quah.Ah.; Label, on reverse, upper left: The EXPOSITION of / INDIAN TRIBAL ARTS / Incorporated / TITLE Ceremonial Buffalo Dane / ARTIST Tonita Pena / LOANED BY Mrs. J. D. Rockefeller / NUMBER [missing because of tear] 01 / CAT. NO. 184; inscribed, on reverse, upper center, in black crayon: Oestriecher [?] / 1
Arts Education Department, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1982 Classes.
Arts Education Department, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November-December 1983.
Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Taylor Hall, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York, February 1941.
Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, sponsored by the College Art Association, New York, no. 184, toured United States and Europe, 1931-1933.
Gifts of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Carpenter Hall Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-July 11, 1976.
The Arts of Native America: Studio Painting, Dartmouth College Museum & Galleries, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 8-June 3, 1979.
Hopkins Center Outreach Program, Pentagle Arts Coucil, Fall, 1981.
"Studio", Vol. 102, p. 393. 700.5. qS933, 1931.
Exhibition of American Indian Painting and Crafts of the Southwest, 1915-1940, Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1941, no. 7.
Catalogue: Exposition of Indian Tribal Arts, Inc., 578 Madison Avenue, New York, Endorsed and Circulated through the College Art Association, 1931, no. 184.
Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 242.
John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 49, ill. fig. 8.1.
Spanish-Indian Trading Co., Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), by 1931; given to present collection, 1935.
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